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Dick Armstrong, the recently retired director of Idaho’s Department of Health and Welfare, is championing a new approach to closing Idaho’s health coverage gap. (State of Idaho)

Idaho eyeing new approach on health coverage gap 13 

Idaho health officials are taking another crack at addressing the state’s Medicaid gap. But unlike prior efforts to simply expand Medicaid or design special programs for low-income Idahoans, the new plan would help the middle class by getting health insurance rate hikes under control, its proponents say. In its fiscal 2018 budget request...

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Domed ceiling of the Idaho Senate chamber (Betsy Z. Russell)

Idaho Senate debates, rejects Medicaid expansion 

The Idaho Senate debated and rejected Medicaid expansion this afternoon, as Senate Democrats pushed the plan in an amendment. “Over the past couple of years we had much discussion about waiting for the presidential election,” said Sen. Maryanne Jordan, D-Boise. “Well, that’s happened. Then the...

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Wood pulls $10 million Medicaid gap coverage bill 

House Health & Welfare Chairman Fred Wood is pulling his $10 million proposal to provide at least some care for those in Idaho’s health coverage gap, the Lewiston Tribune reports, saying the measure doesn’t have enough votes to move out of committee, much less pass...

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